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Clean Label Challenges

Clean Label Challenges

While the clean label concept is hot and trendy, it is not officially defined by any government agency, leaving it open to interpretation. Clean label claims can range from express statements, such as “nothing fake” to implied claims like “small batch;” to lists of...

Clean Label Regulations: Not a Clean Process [Presentation]

Clean Label Regulations: Not a Clean Process [Presentation]

Abstract: Creative new products and product claims wishing to communicate a food or beverage’s benefits to consumers often are crucial elements for marketplace success. Due to complex and evolving regulations and private party litigation, R&D staffs should consult...

2023 Clean Label Conference Program

Global Food Forums' 2023 Clean Label Conference Program is scheduled for May 23-24 at the Westin NW Hotel, Itasca, Illinois (a northwest suburb of Chicago). Presentations will be relevant to ingredients, formulations, consumer trends, and regulatory updates among...

Evolving Consumer Perceptions of Clean Labels

Evolving Consumer Perceptions of Clean Labels

Evolving Consumer Perceptions, Innovation and Clean Labels CLEAN LABEL has been with us since early 2000s, said Lynn Dornblaser, Director, Innovation & Insight, Mintel, as she began her presentation “Clean Label: Shifting Consumer Perceptions,” which had been...

Uncertain Clean Label Regulatory Environment

Uncertain Clean Label Regulatory Environment

Will FDA issue regulations defining natural and redefining healthy? Or will these claims become less common on food packages due to the risk of challenge? What are the implications for development of the clean label category, when ingredients disfavored by some...

Flavor Formation: Does Natural Mean Clean Label?

Flavor Formation: Does Natural Mean Clean Label?

In looking at flavor formation, does natural mean clean label? “All natural” and “clean label” do not necessarily equate with one another, began Deepthi K. Weerasinghe, Ph.D., Principal, dP3 Consulting, in his presentation “Formation of Flavor—Is Natural the same as...

Clean Labels vs Health

Clean Labels vs Health

In evaluating clean labels vs health, dietary recommendations for clean eating are consumer-driven and not backed by science, according to Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., RD, Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota. Slavin’s presentation was...

Clean Label Moves Toward Sustainability

Clean Label Moves Toward Sustainability

Innova’s database contains 130 million records. Over 500,000 products from 90 countries are added each year. Using this tool, Mindy Hermann, MBA, RDN, Innova Market Insights, delves into the evolution of clean label as clean label moves toward sustainability, the...

Ingredient Labeling, Regulatory Risk & Consumer Confidence

Ingredient Labeling, Regulatory Risk & Consumer Confidence

March 27, 2018 — In dealing with clean food and beverage package labels, “we are really dealing with consumer perceptions,” said Lauren Swann, MS, RD, LDN, President of Concept Nutrition, Inc. This spells opportunity, she proposed in her presentation “Ingredient...